Rainbow Toad Species rediscovered after 87 years!

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  1. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Holy Crap, And just when you think seen some creatures for the last time, great surprises are found.



    http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2011/0715/Rainbow-toad-Found-after-87-years-first-photo-ever

    ^Read more here.
    It may not be real interesting news but to me it's fascinating when we redisovered once thought extinct animals.
     
  2. jnguyen

    jnguyen Well-Known Member

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    Pretty interesting stuff. Things like this intrigue me as well. I'm pretty sure there so many species we have yet to discover that I hope we do
     
  3. Aernaroth

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    You go, you plucky little amphibians! You look like the floor of a cosmic mini-golf course, but you rock nonetheless!
     
  4. Mr. Sparklebot

    Mr. Sparklebot 'Til All Are Juan

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    I dub thee "Dippin' Dots."

    That's a pretty cool discovery.
     
  5. Mister Gone

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    Slapper :D 
     
  6. Fishdirt

    Fishdirt Tin Toy Transformer

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    I still hold hope for the dodo and Moa.
     
  7. transtrekkie

    transtrekkie On the level.

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    Didn't the caelacanth do the same thing? Only longer? That's pretty cool though.
     
  8. Ecchokat

    Ecchokat Ponyologiest for Hire!

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    Very pretty. Fluttershy would love it LOL
     
  9. UnicronFTW

    UnicronFTW Don't blink.

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    This is why I believe monsters like Bigfoot or Loch Ness could in fact be an actual thing. I understand that frogs are much smaller, but if they can stay hidden, why can't any other undocumented species or a species though extinct still exist?
     
  10. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    The colors on that toad are awesome! I'd love to see them on a frog transformer. Spittor for Generations? Who's with me?
     
  11. Fishdirt

    Fishdirt Tin Toy Transformer

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    Problem with that is there is actual evidence of extinct animals or rare animals. There is no solid evidence of Bigfoot or Nessie.
     
  12. Aernaroth

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    well, these guys weren't undocumented, for one. They just hadn't been seen in a long long time, which makes sense since they're in a remote place. But the fact that they had been studied before this sighting by a number of verified sources sets them apart from the cryptids. Also, they're a very small, highly camouflaged creature, easy to miss, unlike the towering forest ape and gargantuan of the semi-deep nessie.
     
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  13. Cal

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    Its name must represent what you see when you lick it. Just don't lick two at once or you'll see a...... nah, the joke's too obvious.
     
  14. Greyley

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    That is an epic looking toad. It's funny that the conservationists had only ever seen it in black and white because it disappeared so long ago. Of all the critters to not be able to look at in color!
     
  15. Waverider

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    I think this is awesome. I hope that there will be a good breeding program to quickly preserve the rainbow toad.
     

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